Cricket fever has gripped the foreign diplomats in Pakistan like millions of countrymen who are eyeing victory at tonight’s T20 World Cup semi-final against Australia in Dubai.
British High Commissioner to Pakistan Christain Turner is now supporting the Pakistan team after his home team lost to New Zealand last night.
In a tweet, Christain Turner said, “That was a rollercoaster. Now I wait for my other team to go through – good luck Pakistan! Ab sab umeed Pakistan par hai!”
The US Embassy in Islamabad asks its staffers which side they are supporting in today’s high-voltage semi-final.
The US Embassy in Islamabad in a tweet shared, “We asked members of our community which team they are rooting for this week, and U.S. Embassy Islamabad has a clear favourite! Did we even have to ask? #GOGREENS”
We've got cricket on the mind! We asked members of our community which team they are rooting for this week and U.S. Embassy Islamabad has a clear favorite! Did we even have to ask 🤔? #GOGREENS pic.twitter.com/lBULbBbmNt— U.S. Embassy Islamabad (@usembislamabad) November 10, 2021
While the German Ambassador to Pakistan Bernhard Schlagheck says that he is excited to welcome you all to our Eco Cinema event in Islamabad.
“Join us in F-9 Park from 3 pm for a family afternoon of games, food, and a film screening surrounding the importance of sustainable behaviour & the climate crisis we all face. See you there,” the envoy added. The German consul general has opted to support the Pakistani cricket team in their semi-final clash with Australia today,” he tweeted.
Excited to welcome you all to our ECO CINEMA event in #Islamabad tomorrow!🌱🌍 Join us in F-9 Park from 3pm for a family afternoon of games, food and a film screening surrounding the importance of sustainable behavior & the climate crisis we all face. See you there! pic.twitter.com/WMj9QV3YFh— Alfred Grannas (@GermanyinPAK) November 10, 2021